COO, Federal Health and Civilian at NTT DATA Services

Michelle Ryan (GMU PhD 2015) is the Chief Operations Officer for NTT DATA’s Public Sector Federal Health and Civilian Division where she overseas daily operations of 60+ federal contracting information technology (IT) engagements with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to include the National Institutes of Health (NIH).  She has worked and led systems engineering teams delivering solutions for large government information technology projects for the past 20+ years to include environmental IT projects and engagements. Michelle received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Franklin and Marshall College in Economics and Government. In addition to her graduate studies in environmental science at GMU, she also holds graduate degrees from George Washington University (MBA) and Virginia Polytechnic and State University (Masters in Natural Resources). Her professional work experience also includes providing subject matter expertise on environmental engineering and science projects, and she has volunteered for many environmental science initiatives within the region.